Xbox-Now News Overview - Offers, Sales, News, Price Errors etc.

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As in the last years Microsoft brings us a beautiful and fully packed Xbox sale for Christmas this year. This year we have again the biggest sale ever (as ever :D). Not because they made more offers, but because there are always releasing more games... 

This year, however, there are also many very current games on the discount list

Here you can find the complete list of all deals: Countdown Sale 2018 - Complete Deal Overview

If you just want to get a quick overview of the over 700 offers, here is a small list of the supposed top candidates!


UPDATE: Seems to be the "Video Games Award"-Sale. 

It seems Microsoft has launched a new sale which will last only for four days now. I've no idea why they started a new one, that short, that fast behind Black Friday, and that close to the annual (?) X-Mas sale. But does it matter? Check the great offers with up to 50% off on many newly released games!

- Red Dead Redemption 2 (10%)
- Assassin's Creed Odyssey (33-40%)
- Battlefield 5 Deluxe Edition (50%)
- Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (10-20%)
- FIFA 19 (40-50%)
- Forza Horizon 4 (35%)
- NBA 2K19 (50%)
- Shadow of the Tomb Raider (50%)
and many more!

Just check the whole list from the link below!

Here is the complete list

UPDATE: 2018/11/22:

MTCGame has now also reduced the price for Call of Duty Black Ops 4. Get it for 45.89$. All other price still remain!

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 (45.89$)

UPDATE 2018/11/09:

Red Dead Redemption 2 is now also part of the discounted games! You can also get it for 50.99 USD!

Red Dead Redemption 2 (50.99$)

Some of you already bought Red Dead Redemption 2 or other games via MTCGame. Unfortunately RDR2 has now been drastically increased in price, so you can't make a snap anymore. But there are many other preorder games available at a good price. Below I have listed a few examples that came to my mind.

Important: You will get the key on release and not before. If you can wait for it, you can save money. In addition, there may be no preorder bonuses included. As for RDR2 they were included, but I can't guarantee it. To redeem the keys (because only the US keys are cheap) a VPN is possible needed if you live outside the US. But you can redeem the key in your browser, at the console, in the app or in any other way, where you can use VPN. If you still have a question about the language of a US key: The games are all region-free and you decide yourself in which store you want to download the game. In the German Store the game (if available) is in german, in the US Store english, etc.

I have only linked Standard Editions here. But there are often also Deluxe Editions etc. available for just a few bucks more. Just search for it!
(The indicated prices reflect the state of 26.10.2018. All prices already include taxes.)

Many more are available when you search for them:

MTCGame Search Page

Have Fun & Good Luck :) Red Dead Redemption 2 worked flawlessly for many of you guys.

As you can expect from Microsoft every year during November, they've just started the annual Black Friday Sale at the Xbox Store. As always, GOLD members are first to grab the new deals. All others will follow from Sunday. Maybe we're also getting new deals with the second half of the sale. So be sure to check back again in some days, if new deals came up.

As usual you can find all deals in the Deal Overview

Here are some highlighs, which you may find interesting:

UPDATE 2018/11/07:

Icy made some investigation and found out a bit more about this:

I have been doing some reading in Russian forums and looks like since last summer, Microsoft decided to completely stop selling Russian gift cards and they don't plan to ever bring them back(this was the reply of Xbox support in Russia to one user). The reason for this can be that, even Russians were using gift cards to buy games because it was cheaper this way and the gift cards could be easily found below face value. Another theory is that Russians don't really use them so much to give a gift to someone and they are being used as money-saving exploit instead by foreigners. Someone else stated that Microsoft did this to fight back gift card scams in Russia. Whatever the reason, websites like Nilt which made their main profit off of Russian gift cards, went under because suddenly there was no supply.

Any websites at the moment still selling Russian gift cards, are selling them way over face value and no one is dumb enough to buy them. Russians are already reporting that even in physical stores they are going out of stock and they never return.

Microsoft support also said that the Russian gift cards that are not redeemed will expire eventually and if you have a gift card that can't be redeemed then you will have to speak to the store you bought it from to claim a refund. No one knows for sure if it is true that the Russian gift cards will expire at some point because some users already reported that they tried to redeem theirs and they worked. But one thing is for sure, no more Russian gift cards.


You guys may have noticed, that Microsoft already started to change their own games to USD like Forza Horizon 4, Gears 4, Sea of Thieves, ... and also some ID@Xbox and Arcade Games. You should better hurry to spend all your RUB cards while you still can. I did this myself earlier today and it worked. But for how long?

Some may have noticed that the price for some games in Russia is displayed in the range of a few cents. That is of course strange - but that's not my fault ;) Microsoft has - for some reason - changed some games to USD in the Russian store. But since this is only the case for a handful of games and not in general, I don't want to change anything. I'm not sure if this is a mistake or if it will be the same for all games in the future. But why would Russians pay in dollars in their store?

Anyway, I'll wait and see and you shouldn't be surprised.

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